Round 9 Feature Match – Andrew Phang (Kozmo) vs Chris McFarlane (Performapal Performage)

The Swiss rounds are almost over, and some Duelists need to do really well to advance through to the Top 32. Andrew Phang has come from Perth with his Kozmo Deck, while Chris McFarlane from Melbourne is using Performapal Performage. Both of these Duelists have a 6-1-1 record currently, so this match is extremely important to both players. Which of them will move forward with a strong record? Read on to find out!


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Andrew won the die roll and decided to go first. He began with [k good], [k slip], [k tincan], [a scythe], and [a sanc]. He Set both the Artifact cards, Normal Summoned [k tincan], and used its effect to add [k dark ec] to his hand and send [k slip] and [k dark] to the Graveyard (Andrew 7500).

Chris’ opening hand contained [wavering], [s str], [pm juggler], [vector], and [tsth]. He drew a second Vector! He Set 2 cards, then activated both Vectors. Then, Andrew activated [a sanc], Special Summoning [a scythe] from the Deck. Chris then played [wavering], destroying his Vectors, searching for [pp sj] and dealing 500 damage (Andrew 7000). He then Normal Summoned the Joker and added [pp keyboard] to his hand, then activated it. But Andrew banished his Tincan to Special Summon [k slip], destroying the Monkeyboard! Chris passed his turn.
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Andrew drew [teleport] for turn, but Chris noticed a nick on the corner of the top card of Andrew’s Deck, so he called a Judge over to have him check Andrew’s Deck. The Deck was checked by the Judge and after being passed by the Judge the Duel continued. In Main Phase 1, Andrew Normal Summoned [k good], then Sliprider attacked Chris’ Skullcrobat Joker. Then, Goodwitch attacked directly, then [a scythe], then Goodwitch used her effect, banishing itself to Special Summon [k dark ec] (Chris 3500). Eclipser attacked directly, but Chris used [pm juggler] to negate the damage from that attack! [teleport] Special Summoned [k farm] from Andrew’s Deck, and it attacked directly (Chris 2000). Andrew used Farmgirl’s effect, paying 500 LP to add [k dark] to his hand (Andrew 6500). Then, he banished Farmgirl, but Chris used [s str] to negate its effect (Chris 500)! In Main Phase 2, Andrew checked Chris’ Extra Deck Pendulums before Xyz Summoning [adreus]! He tried to use its effect to destroy [k dark], but he forgot that it could only target his opponent’s cards! “Wow, I misplayed that one.” Andrew remarked.

Chris drew [pm plush] for turn. He banished [pm juggler] from his Graveyard to add [pm mc] to his hand. He activated it and Plushfire, then Pendulum Summoned 3 monsters: 2 [vector] and [pp sj]. He used his 3 monsters to Xyz Summon [tel ptol], then he used its effect to Rank-Up into [cydranova], then Xyz Summoned [cydra inf] on top!
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He used its effect to absorb Andrew’s Adreus, turning Infinity into a 2700 ATK monster. He passed the turn.

Andrew drew [maxx]. He attacked Infinity with [k dark], destroying it (Chris 200). He passed the turn.

Chris drew a card, Set a monster and passed.

Andrew drew a card and attacked the monster with Eclipser. The Set monster was [pm plush], so Chris summoned [pm juggler] from his Deck.

Chris drew [twisters]. He Pendulum Summoned Plushfire back, Set 1 card and passed.

Andrew drew [k tincan]. “You can attack my Plush again, I’m fine with that!” Chris said. Andrew thought about his play before attacking the Juggler instead. He Normal Summoned [k tincan], and used its effect to add [k town] to his hand, and [k mojo] and [k slip] to the Graveyard (Andrew 6000).
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Chris drew a card, then banished Juggler from his Graveyard to search [pm plush]. He Set a suspicious monster and passed the turn!

“That’s definitely a Plushfire!” Andrew laughed. During Chris’ End Phase, Andrew’s Tincan added [k farm] to his hand, and sent [k mojo] and [k town] to the Graveyard (Andrew 5500).

Andrew drew [k fore]. He activated [k town], and used its effect to add [k good] from banishment (Andrew 5100). He shuffled the Goodwitch with [k town] and drew [maxx]. Then, he Normal Summoned [k farm] and attacked with it into Plushfire, which Special Summoned a third Damage Juggler. Eclipser attacked the Set monster, which was Plushfire all along! It Summoned [pm clown]. Tincan banished itself to Special Summon [k dark], which destroyed the Trick Clown. Then, Andrew banished his Farmgirl to Summon [k fore], and attacks from his monsters finished off Chris’ LP!

Even when Andrew faltered with his [adreus] play, his powerful Kozmo cards were able to take back the Duel! What will happen in game 2?
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After a lengthy Side Decking session, the Duelists are ready to play game 2.
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Chris decided he would play first this game. He began with [pm plush], [s str], [maxx], and 2 [vector] again! He Set a monster, a backrow card and passed the turn.

Andrew began with [k wick], [k dark] [k town], and 2 [coth]. He drew [sw]. He activated [k town], then used it to shuffle [k wick] and [k dark] to draw [teleport] and [k slip]. Teleport played [k tincan] from the Deck, but Chris chained his [maxx] to draw 1 card. Andrew Set 3 cards, then used Tincan’s effect, paying 500LP to add a card to his hand, but Chris used [b]Solemn Strike[/b] to stop it (Chris 6500)! Andrew ended his turn.

Chris drew and played [pp sj], but Andrew used [sw]! (Andrew 5500). Chris activated [vector] and [pp guitar], then Pendulum Summoned his second Vector and attacked directly with it (Andrew 3650). He passed the turn, but in his End Phase, [coth] brought back [k tincan], and Andrew used it to add [k dark] to his hand and send [k slip] and [k fore] to the Graveyard (Andrew 3150).

Andrew drew [s str] for turn. He banished his Tincan to Special Summon [k slip], and used it to destroy the active Guitartle. Then, he used [k town] to add Tincan from banishment to his hand (Andrew 3050). He used his second [coth] for another Sliprider, which destroyed Chris’ active [vector]!
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Then, he used [k town] to shuffle 2 Kozmos into the Deck to draw [cydra] and [k tincan]. Then, he Xyz Summoned [con ple] using both Slipriders, and used it to return his [coth]! He attacked the Vector with Pleiades (Chris 5850). Andrew then Normal Summoned [k tincan] and Set 2 cards. In the End Phase, Tincan added [k dark] and sent [k wick] and [k slip] to the Graveyard (Andrew 2550).

Chris drew and played a second [pp sj], but Andrew used [s str] to negate its effect (Andrew 1050)! The game was wrapped up at this point. “You do realise I can just bounce your monster and attack with Pleiades for game, right?” Andrew said.

“I don’t care!” Chris laughed. He flip Summoned [pm plush] and attacked Pleiades with it, but Andrew wouldn’t let him surrender! He returned it to his hand with Pleiades’ effect.

Andrew drew a card, then banished Tincan to Special Summon [k dark]. Andrew attacked with all of his monsters to wipe out Chris’ remaining LP!

Andrew Phang moves on with a 7-1-1 record!

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